The Oregon State University Extension Service in Lincoln County provides research-based knowledge and education that strengthens our local economy, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals. View a listing of our educators.

Our Extension educators 'extend' the University to the community by teaching new skills and providing problem-solving based on University research. We provide education on agriculture, horticulture, forestry, youth development, family & community development, marine science, fisheries, child development, and quality child care practices.  We also provide child care referral assistance.

For details on these topics, click on the appropriate links on the left column and also check our Extension Newsletter for the latest season-specific articles.

WE'VE MOVED!  See us at our new location:  1211 SE Bay Blvd., Newport, Oregon; 541-574-6534


2016 Master Gardener Program  (for registration info go to Master Gardeners link on the right side bar)

Master Gardener "Round Table" Discussions: (see "Upcoming Events" listings below for more details)

"FOOD PRESERVATION" - Sept. 29th, 10am - 12 noon, @ Newport Library meeting room downstairs

"GROWING GREAT GARLIC" - October 8th, 10am - 12 noon @ Newport Library meeting room downstairs

"ART OF FERMENTATION" - October 22nd, 10am - 12 noon @ Newport Library meeting room downstairs


Walk with Ease

Join us for a free exercise program that can reduce pain and impove overall health. Registration for this free program will be Thursday, October 1st, 6pm at the Extension Office. For more information please click on the link above.

For information in Spanish please click here.

Many Forestry classes are happening this fall.  Check it out by clicking on the classes listed below, or on our Upcoming Events calendar further down on this page.

WEB SOIL SURVEY - Wednesday, October 14, 10am-12noon

HOW TO MEASURE YOUR FOREST- Saturday, Oct. 17, 9am-noon

DRYING WOOD - Saturday, October 24, 9am-12noon

HOW TO I.D. WOOD - Saturday, October 31, 9am-12noon


 View 35-minute Video about EBOLA facts (October 22, 2014)

Canning Seafood

Freezing Seafood

Wave Energy - Building a Model Wave-Energy Generator


Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship

Acidified Foods & Better Process Control School - Dec. 14-17

History of OSU Lincoln County Extension

Japan  Earthquake & Tsunami and What They Mean for USA

Fruitfly Information

The new fruit fly spotted wing drosophila is now in oregon and raising concerns among farmers and consumers. Click here for videos and information about how to detect, trap and identify the spottted wing drosophila fly. 

New fungal disease affecting Wax Myrtle shrubs is spreading from Newport to Lincoln City.

Dealing with the Current Financial Crisis - Learn how to get help.

A Guide to Local Resources in Lincoln County, Oregon 2014-15


New Location:  1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport OR  97365 (1/4-mile east of Embarcadero; shared driveway with Airgas)

Monday -Thursday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 pm. (Closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Friday 8:00 a.m. to Noon (CLOSED FRIDAY AFTERNOONS)

In the area phone: 541-574-6534       Fax 541-265-3887